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39 Clues Times 10 & an Interactive Author Q&A (Today)

by Cooney Center Team
August 30, 2010

39 Clues, Book 10 will be released on August 31, 2010, and kids can converge for a live Q&A with the series’ authors from all 10 books. This highly interactive series includes online and mobile games and is a good model for inspiring kids to enjoy reading.  Tune in today … 

90 of Tweens are Playing Online Games & Kids’ Mobile and Social Media Use is on the Rise

by Marj Kleinman
August 30, 2010

M2 Research and partner KidSay recently rleased the first in a semi-annually report series. Their first publication, Kids and Games: What Boys and Girls are Playing Today, shows a significant increase in kids’ online gaming and social media usage. 90 Percent of tweens are playing games online, with mobile and … 

Project NOAH Video Visit

by Marj Kleinman
August 25, 2010

Cooney Center Prize winner, Yasser Ansari (team leader for Project NOAH), dropped in last week to update the Center on the progress of their mobile app since winning in June. View the video now! Learn more about Project NOAH   Learn more about the Cooney Center Prizes and stay tuned … 

Games Industry Black Book

by Marj Kleinman
August 16, 2010

Check out the Game Industry Black Book Q3 Q4 2010. Excellent opportunities and resources on development, career, distribution, platforms, marketing, and other business opportunities.

Why Does the Media Still Think Video Games are Bad for Kids?

by Marj Kleinman
August 9, 2010

Do video games cause violence behavior in children? Are they ruining their minds? Despite scientific evidence that refutes these assumptions, why does the media still think video games are damaging for kids? That question was addressed by Scott Steinbergin, tech consultant and founder of GameExec magazine and Game Industry TV, … 

Top 50 Game Design Books

by Marj Kleinman
August 6, 2010

In 2006, The Edge published their picks in an article called 50 Books For Everyone In the Game Industry. What must-have books should be added to this list?    

GLS Wrap-Up

by Cooney Center Team
June 16, 2010

June 15, 2010 Last week, the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted their 6th annual Games+Learning+Society Conference. Here’s a great week wrap-up by the contributors at UW-Madison’s Antenna: Report from GLS 6.0. This year included special side events, such as Academic Fest day for Ed Tech folks, an Educator Symposium, and a … 

The Promise of Games in the Public Interest

by Suzanne Seggerman
October 20, 2009

Suzanne Seggerman President, Co-Founder, Games for Change           Games can be used for A LOT of purposes – well beyond entertainment. And as they are a young medium, they are not often envisioned beyond their current contexts; we are all still just getting used to them. …